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Wyoming open records: Press and government battle over exemptions

June 5, 2012

The Wyoming Legislature has frequently exempted itself from disclosing information on its’ behind-the-scenes processes. State press and government watchdog groups say that the growing number …

Legislature

Wyoming Capitol Outlook; Good sense prevails in Cheyenne

March 10, 2012

Wyoming Capitol Outlook; Good sense prevails in Cheyenne
Geoff O’Gara of Wyoming PBS  penned this Wyoming Capitol Outlook post at the close of the winter session. O’Gara says …

Legislature

ESPC: Session ends on high note

March 8, 2012

ESPC: Session ends on high note; Good session yields passage of job safety and sunshine laws
On Thursday, Mar. 8, Dan Neal of the Equality State Policy Center discussed …

Legislature

ESPC: Redistricting hits Senate floor; House passes job safety bill

February 28, 2012

ESPC: Redistricting hits Senate floor; House passes job safety bill
Dan Neal of the Equality State Policy Center wrote an update on Tuesday Feb. 28, examining the redistricting …

Legislature

Public records bill restored; Effort planned to restore HIV funding

February 23, 2012

Public records bill restored; Effort planned to restore HIV funding
Dan Neal of the Equality State Policy Center wrote about the public meetings bill being considered by the legislature, …

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Right to Know: Press, officials seek consensus on reforms to meetings, records laws

June 21, 2011

Elected officials, members of the news media and others are working this summer to reach consensus on a broad plan to reform Wyoming’s public records …

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Rebooting Transparency

Commentary by Edwin Bender March 22, 2011 March 22, 2011

The promise of the developing transparency movement in this country is greater accountability of our elected officials. Embedded in that promise is a hope for …

The Pitch

Let the sun shine in

March 21, 2011

Are there state, federal or local public officials who aren’t following the law and providing you with the documents you’ve requested? Do you have a …